Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Sweet Lil’ Bunny Peep Centerpiece

Peeps are adorable. I’ve had a stash strategically airing out to the perfect staleness for a couple weeks now. To make sure I don’t eat them all, I got a … Continue reading

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Inside-out Samoas

I was once a girl scout, therefore my bastardization of the traditional Samoa cookie is justified. Inside-out Samoas Chocolate cookie base with caramel sauce and toasted coconut. Can be rolled … Continue reading

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My dirty sewing machine and other kinky stories.

I grew up with this dirty sewing machine. My mother taught me to sew and many late nights were spent fashioning my own unique style. When I married and moved … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Amish Country Bread, Pretty darn easy!

Another Pinterest adventure, this recipe is “quick” and easy with a standing mixer, producing a dense rich bread perfect for hearty sandwiches on thin slices. Amish Country Bread (recipe from … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Thanks for the awards!

Most recently, the Sewprano nominated me for a Liebster Award—and I have been twice nominated for a Versatile Blogger award by both Willow’s Cabin and G. E. Gallas. So now, … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sewing a Garden Apron

I’m on a little bit of an apron kick now that I finished the pair of wedding aprons. On to my mother’s birthday! Her suggestion for a gift, something for … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Layered Lemon Cream Cake

My mom requested either a lemon or cannoli cake for her birthday. I’m itching for spring, so I chose the brightness of lemon. The bottom cake layer is dense and … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

T-shirt dying with black tea

I have 12 “fiercely patriotic” white t-shirts waiting in the wings for a dash of color. Hence, the tea dye testing. I’ve collected a few 100% cotton “white” work shirts … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Letterpress Lust & Tin Toy Printing Presses

I’m always on the look out for printing paraphernalia, turn out Grandpa was my good luck charm. I finally found a printer’s box at reasonable price! Here are a few … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 2 Comments
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